Top rated awfully slow movies that are also true classic

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and true classic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and true classic, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jul 19 2021

1 His Girl Friday (1940)

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

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1940-01-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quick pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pacey
  3. Ranked #1 for
    frantic pace

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2 The House of the Devil (2009)

In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.

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2009-04-25 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    payoff at ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    building suspense
  3. Ranked #1 for
    building momentum

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3 Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

As the railroad builders advance unstoppably through the Arizona desert on their way to the sea, Jill arrives in the small town of Flagstone with the intention of starting a new life.

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1968-12-21 | Drama / Western

Cast

Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sprawling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unmistakable acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    majestic

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4 The Ghoul (1933)

Professor Morlant, a British Egyptologist, seeks immortality through the power of a jewel buried in the tomb of an Oriental idol. Upon his death, Morlant returns to earth to seek vengeance upon those who removed the jewel from his grave.

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1933-08-01 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    eerily effective
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pristine
  3. Ranked #3 for
    low-key lighting

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5 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

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1979-12-07 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond
  2. Ranked #1 for
    strained plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ponderous

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6 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unpleasantly surprising
  3. Ranked #1 for
    first rate production value

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7 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

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2019-01-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    entertaining enough
  2. Ranked #4 for
    entertaining ending
  3. Ranked #4 for
    reasonably entertaining

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8 Gretel & Hansel (2020)

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

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2020-01-30 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Sophia Lillis, Samuel Leakey

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    creepy vibes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visually rich
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visually interesting

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9 We Are Still Here (2015)

After the death of their college age son, Anne and Paul Sacchetti relocate to the snowswept New England hamlet of Aylesbury, a sleepy village where all is most certainly not as it seems. When strange sounds and eerie feelings convince Anne that her son's spirit is still with them, they invite an eccentric, New Age couple to help them get to the bottom of the mystery.

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2015-06-05 | Horror

Cast

Barbara Crampton, Andrew Sensenig

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    serious tone
  2. Ranked #2 for
    serious approach
  3. Ranked #2 for
    too abrupt

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10 Don (2006)

DCP DeSilva sees a way to bring to justice the feared head of a criminal empire by recruiting a man named Vijay, who looks exactly like the crime boss. The ruse works too well, and soon Vijay finds his life in danger when DeSilva, the only one who knows his true identity, dies.

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2006-10-20 | Action / Drama

Cast

Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sleek
  2. Ranked #1 for
    super slick
  3. Ranked #2 for
    slickly made

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